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Image of 2011.019.028-.029 - Card, Identification

2011.019.028-.029 - Card, Identification

World War I draft registration card for Emil Hofstad Jorgensen. Born Sept. 28, 1877.

Image of 2012.013.001-.039 - Tape, Magnetic

2012.013.001-.039 - Tape, Magnetic

39 cassette tape recordings of Island Image oral history interviews by Anacortes Junior High students of people from Anacortes; .001) Tom Thompson .002) Nihart .003) Francis Barcott .004) Mrs. Bersen (perhaps Berentson) .005) Rodgers .006) At Nursing Home .007) Ken Dodson .008) Mrs. Pummarlo .009) Pummarlo .010) Munks .011) Kathy Keith & Cindy Mitchell: Rene's Dolls .012) Mr. & Mrs. Worth Knapp .013) Dr. "Bud" Strom .014) Marineers' Pageant - Irv Rydberg / Mrs. Moen .015) Mrs. Hapeman / Mrs. Lowman .016) Luvera .017) John Tursi -- fishing .018) Scoop Daniels .019) Mrs. Hapeman .020) Harley Sutt .021) Marineers' Pageant -- Mrs. Dibble / Dwinel Smith .022) Jack Reid .02

Image of 2013.077.379 - Article

2013.077.379 - Article

An Anacortes Newcomers Mixer on Thursday, December 2, 1954, was attended by Paul Luvera, Sr., John McCarty, Walter Sims, Mr. and Mrs. Erlo Gray, and Clarence Henning who were in photos of the December 3, 1954, SKAGIT VALLEY HERALD. Luvera was a state senator, McCarty was Shell Oil Engineer-in-charge, Sims was the Bechtel project engineer, Gray was a specialist field engineer for the Philco Corporation, and Henning was Anacortes Superintendent of Schools.

Image of 2013.077.384 - Article

2013.077.384 - Article

Paul Luvera, Sr., enjoyed describing his totem poles to tour bus groups during the annual Tulip Festival in April. The group in this photo were 40 senior citizens from the Seattle Parks Department. The article and photo were published by the SKAGIT VALLEY HERALD on Friday, April 13, 1984.

Image of 1992.032.003.001 - Veteran's Hospital

1992.032.003.001 - Veteran's Hospital

Interior of the Veteran's Hospital.

Image of 1992.032.003.002 - Women's organization - Red Cross ?

1992.032.003.002 - Women's organization - Red Cross ?

Group of unidentified women, probably Red Cross.

Image of 1993.028 - Columbian School

1993.028 - Columbian School

School group in front of Columbian School. Names on back in unknown order: Mrs. Leatherwood and Miss Abby (teachers), Ole Lindmark, Scotty Wiggins, Jim Crouder, Fred Brerkteb (?), Al Lange, ...Rogers, Jerry Thomas, Earl Holmes, Ma..y Rowell, Ed Asselin, Lowell Haynes, Chas Stapp, Ann Ryberg, Mable Smith, Millicent March, Miller, Schwartz, Sewelyan, Johnson, Endora Myers, Hall also Eva E Crouder. They are members of the Anacortes High School class of 1929.

Image of 1994.018.004 - Burke Shingle Mill - 1911

1994.018.004 - Burke Shingle Mill - 1911

Burke Shingle Mill and the drag saw (on workroom floor). John Anderson stands next to the log. (Father of J. Harold Anderson.)

Image of 1994.018.005 - Burke Shingle Mill - 1911

1994.018.005 - Burke Shingle Mill - 1911

Interior of Burke Shingle Mill and the cut-off saw. John Anderson is standing next to log.

Image of 1994.019.003.043.A,B - Nelson School, 7th or 8th grade students

1994.019.003.043.A,B - Nelson School, 7th or 8th grade students

This image of the seventh or eighth grade class was taken by the Nelson School c. 1930. It is the Anacortes High School class of 1934. Front row: Jack Goff, Delbert Boulton, Vernon Wold, Jack Roush (Ross), David Walleretz, Laurence Seitz 2nd row: Mary Barcott, Lizzie Veloni, Virginia IVerson, Martha Deutch, Stella Myron, Mary Franolovich 3rd row: Edna Bergman, Doris Anderson Tursi, Delista Draper, Edna Bergman Back row: Tony Pirak, Lawrence Stankus, Bob Brooks

Image of 1994.019.003.012 - Ham operator Fred Fisher

1994.019.003.012 - Ham operator Fred Fisher

Ham radio operator Fred Fisher, right; Doris Tursi's father (?), left; photos and negatives. His call letters were "W7CAW."

Image of 1994.019.003.046.A,B - bridge party at VFW hall

1994.019.003.046.A,B - bridge party at VFW hall

A bridge party was held at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall. At the foreground table, left to right, were Doris Tursi, John Tursi, Maxine Moore, and Bill Moore (with his back to the camera). Seated behind them, left to right, were Dewey McFadden, Lola Childs, Frank Childs, Marge McFadden, Catheryn Noble, Lawrence Pollard, and Dr. Philip C. Noble. The people standing and the female at the near right are unknown.

Image of 1994.019.003.042 - Woodcraft drill team

1994.019.003.042 - Woodcraft drill team

Woodcraft Drill Team. Back reads: "Mom is 6th woman from left". The women's auxiliary of the Woodmen of the World (WOW) fraternity was initially known as Mystic Circle. Woodmen of the World (WOW) was one of many fraternities that took root in Anacortes during the 1890s and early 1900s and played crucial roles in the community. Fraternal organizations, also known as "secret societies" were an integral part of American society at this time. Men paid into their chosen fraternity and attended meetings often shrouded in secret rituals. When sickness, injury or death struck the member, or his family, the fraternity stepped in to assist. Fraternities provided important social services (support for t

Image of 1994.019.003.045 - ANACORTES AMERICAN building

1994.019.003.045 - ANACORTES AMERICAN building

Structure of the outside of the ANACORTES AMERICAN building front and side view. Standing in front are approximately 7 men and 1 woman. This may have been the building on the east side of Commercial near 8th Street with F. H. Barnett as proprietor; or it could have been on 6th Street between Commercial and O in a building built in 1906.

Image of 1995.022.001.001 - Mariner Stadium Aug 1947

1995.022.001.001 - Mariner Stadium Aug 1947

Marine Stadium (amphitheater) located on Cap Sante, filled with people watching the water activities during the Marineers' Pageant.

Image of 1996.021.001 - 1928 Nelson School-6th grade

1996.021.001 - 1928 Nelson School-6th grade

1928 6th grade class at the Nelson School; 37 students beside the school

Image of 1997.052 - Maiden of Deception Pass

1997.052 - Maiden of Deception Pass

A totem pole with a red veiling-- the Maiden of Deception Pass. Large crowd of people gathered behind it. A few people in Native dress are walking around totem pole. This Samish story pole depicts a guardian sea spirit and reminds observers that for centuries the Samish and Swinomish lived and fished in this area.

Image of 1997.054 - Maiden of Deception Pass

1997.054 - Maiden of Deception Pass

Standing Maiden of Deception Pass (silhouette) carving in the evening, people standing around it. This Samish story pole depicts a guardian sea spirit and reminds observers that for centuries the Samish and Swinomish lived and fished in this area.

Image of 1997.055 - Ceremony unveiling the Maiden of Deception Pass

1997.055 - Ceremony unveiling the Maiden of Deception Pass

At the unveiling of the Maiden of Deception Pass. Carving is covered with red draping. Crowd in background, three Native American celebrators in foreground. This Samish story pole depicts a guardian sea spirit and reminds observers that for centuries the Samish and Swinomish lived and fished in this area.

Image of 1997.056 - dedication ceremony of The Maiden of Deception Pass

1997.056 - dedication ceremony of The Maiden of Deception Pass

The Maiden of Deception Pass carving in place. Native American celebrators in foreground. (very dark photo) This Samish story pole depicts a guardian sea spirit and reminds observers that for centuries the Samish and Swinomish lived and fished in this area.